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Coping with grief: a senior project

Coping with grief: a senior project

Olivia Silvey, staff designer

April 2, 2019


Filed under Health + Wellness, News, Top Stories

Almost 50 KHS students gathered in the lecture hall during homeroom Mar. 28 for Asha Zein’s senior project presentation and discussion about grief. Zein’s project focused on the process of grief, how to deal with loss through healthy coping mechanisms and ways to approach mental health in adolescence. T...

Reaching out

Reaching out

Thora Pearson, staff artist

March 28, 2019


Filed under Features

Planted in the commons is a long, winding hallway tightly packed with shut doors illuminated by the glow of fluorescent lights. To KHS students, this is known as the guidance hallway. Beyond these closed doors, students are able to open up and address the problems that travel further than a simple schedule ...

Comments: heartfelt or #fakelove?

Comments: heartfelt or #fakelove?

Charlotte Heinrich, features + in-depth editor

November 23, 2018


Filed under Top Stories

“I’m on Instagram all the time. I like to know what's going on in people's lives. I find myself checking Instagram in class, at night before I go to bed, [and] when I get home from school, always.”   Since fourth grade, Drew Cherry, freshman, has been a self-described, active Instag...

Senior Profiles: Zoe Risch

Senior Profiles: Zoe Risch

Charlotte Heinrich, features writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under Senior Profiles

In a purple bedroom, pop music plays while one sister teachs makeup to the other. Giggles fill the room as Mary Kay samples are smeared on. Like many pre-teens, older sister Zoe, had recently become enveloped in the world of makeup. It was a way for her to find her identity amongst a lot of changes, like her family’s move from Calif...

KHS students try making “Popin’ Cookin'” DIY food kits

Mary Ralston and Audrey Berns

January 27, 2017


Filed under Video, Visuals

TKC gave KHS students Kracie "Popin' Cookin'" DIY food kits to see if they could follow the instructions and make the food. The real challenge, though, was to eat it afterwards.

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Asha Zein